Premier Life travel services

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Travel in Premier style

The Premier Life account is no longer on sale. Existing customers can see the travel services associated with this account below.

Premier Life travel features

  • European RAC Breakdown Cover
  • Airport lounge access 1
  • Worldwide family multi-trip travel insurance
  • Worldwide mobile and gadget insurance 1
  • Worldwide lifestyle management service 1

Terms, conditions exclusions and limitations apply to all Premier Life benefits. Please ensure you know what's covered and what's not.

Travel insurance

Choose between annual multi-trip, single trip or extended trip travel insurance with 3 levels of cover. Worldwide travel insurance is included at no extra cost with the Premier Life account, but not with the Premier Current Account.



Order foreign currency

We offer a foreign currency service and you can have the cash delivered to your door free of delivery charge in the UK. Or you can pick it up at your nearest branch. We also offer traveller's cheques, with free UK delivery. To order foreign currency and travellers cheques, call us on 0845 600 8090 2.



Use your debit cards abroad

Your Barclays Visa debit card is welcomed in millions of supermarkets, shops, restaurants, petrol stations and hotels worldwide – anywhere that displays the Visa sign 3.

Save £1.50 per transaction by using a Barclays ATM or an ATM at a Global Alliance member bank (you will still be charged a 2.99% Non-Sterling Transaction Fee) 3.


Important information
1. Requires registration
2. Lines are open Monday to Friday 8am–8pm, Saturdays 9am–5pm and Sundays 10am–4pm. Closed Bank Holidays. To maintain a quality service, we may monitor or record phone calls. Call charges
3. Barclays will charge you a 2.99% Non-Sterling Transaction Fee for using your debit card abroad when making purchases, withdrawing cash or when you are being refunded. This fee will also apply whenever you do not pay in sterling, for example, when you shop online at a non-UK website.

On top of this, if you’re getting cash over the counter at a bank abroad (including Barclays), or using an ATM other than a Barclays ATM or an ATM at a Global Alliance member bank , you’ll also be charged a £1.50 Non-Sterling Cash Fee and the ATM provider may apply other charges.